Well what an August Bank Holiday Weekend! The official launch of The Cake Spa took place on 25-27 August 2018 at the Lichfield Food Festival. The weekend started with launch boxes sent to some venues and suppliers I would love to work with. The boxes got so much love - I cannot tell you!
So here the contents for those of you who are interested:
gold cake slice
meringue kisses, - vanilla & salted caramel
white chocolate covered oreos!
And the boxes were really gorgeous in dark grey with snap close and the logo in copper foil vinyl which was super lush!!
And then I had ta stall for the whole weekend at the Lichfield Food Festival, the largest free food festival in the UK, in my gorgeous little home city! I loved my set up so much and had so many lovely comments about it and my cakes!!
As well as displaying some wedding and occasion cakes, I also had cupcakes to sell. I upcycled an art exhibition case, added my gorgeous signs from BrambleSky on the front and Peggy from Greenery & Co came and sorted me out with some beautiful foliage.
I did six flavours of cupcake, some traditional (vanilla, chocolate & lemon) and some a bit different - Affogato, Kinder Bueno & Lotus Biscoff. The Bueno were by far the most popular!! I did different piping techniques on each and all had buttercream, a sauce and/or topper. I set them on the gorgeous concrete planters from Echo Design with personalised vinyl flavour tags - which got so many comments!
Everyone loved the cupcakes and said how beautiful they looked. I also made vanilla and salted caramel meringues as well as Nutella marshmallows for tasters to hand out - which obviously went down well. I think I may need to do more marshmallows as they were super popular. I also displayed some wedding cakes and occasion cakes, and people really appreciated my modern, bold and different style, which I am so pleased about!
Finally, I also ran a launch competition to win a buttercream cake through social media and so I did a concrete-effect cake to promote it - which was really popular! Can't wait to pick a winner!
So despite mixed weather and a lot of sheltering in my gazebo, I met a lot of followers, prospective brides and customers, hasdso much support from family and friends. I also met a lot of local people and businesses who I can wait to support further and work alongside sometime soon including many neighbouring stalls from Stowe Fields - Melbourne in Lichfield, Tralier Made Cocktails, Fifth Spire Gin, The Spirit Works and Poms. So a big thank you to everyone and especially to the guys at Cockerhoop Creative for all their hard work in running such fabulous events on my doorstep!